Tagged: pond

13
Feb
2020

Tilapia Grow-out in Ponds

Known as the “aquatic chicken,” the TILAPIA is a poor man’s fish that grows fast and breeds easily in captivity. It is considered as one of the easiest fishes to culture. It is also relatively tolerant to a wide range of salinity & temperature levels. Moreover, farming tilapia requires minimal...

28
Oct
2019

Grow-out Culture of Giant Freshwater Prawn

Macrobrachium rosenbergii is an indigenous species in the Philippines. It is locally known as ulang, udang, kising-kising, and pahe. Giant freshwater prawn has impressive growth performance and is able to survive and grow in turbid conditions. This species breed in saline water then move upstream from their spawning ground towards...

03
Oct
2019

Starting a Backyard Tilapia Production Business

Image: fishfarming.com Tilapia is the second most important freshwater food in the Philippines. The most important species is the Nile Tilapia (Tilapia Nolitica). Tilpia grows very fast and reaches marketable weight of at least 200 grams in less than six months. A backyard fishpond for tilapia will increase family income...

08
Aug
2019

Tilapia Fingerlings Production

To meet the demand for tilapia fingerlings, more private hatcheries should be established. Although some fish-farmers specialize in fingerling production, many of them are engaged in fingerling and food fish production simultaneously. As the industry expands, farmers realize the importance of using good quality fingerlings. As long as the demand...

16
Jul
2019

Carp Culture in the Backyard

Carp is robust fish, capable of muddying the water and tearing bottom vegetations. It prefers shallow bodies of water and feeds on almost anything found underneath like insects, shells, and worms. If cultured or domesticated, it can be trained to eat aquatic plants, kangkong, boiled camote, bread crumbs and rice...